David Ranney, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Dr. Ranney graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan in 2009 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan where he participated in clinical outcomes research within the Division of Transplantation and laboratory research in the Extracorporeal Life Support laboratory under the mentorship of Dr. Robert Bartlett. During his General Surgery training at Duke University, Dr. Ranney's research was focused on aortic disease, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and general thoracic surgery.

He also led efforts to develop a community of trainees interested in medical device innovation and was a member of the associate team of the Duke Angel Network, providing diligence materials in the evaluation of medical startups applying for early stage investments. Dr. Ranney will complete his Cardiothoracic surgical training at Duke University in 2022. His current academic interests are centered around aortic disease, extracorporeal life support and circulation, innovation and entrepreneurship, and engineering applications within the field ofSurgery.

Terms of Appointment: Dec 2019 – Nov 2021